logistics

May 16, 2018

What Does Blockchain Mean for Supply Chain & Logistics?

By | 2018-05-17T10:39:04+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Blog Posts|

How much do you know really know about the products you use everyday? You probably know the retailer you bought them from. You might know a product is sustainably sourced or the country of origin, but between coming from the original source and getting into your hands, there is an almost incomprehensible network standing between you and the products [...]

July 31, 2017

Logistics Management Options for Small Businesses

By | 2017-09-05T14:49:25+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Blog Posts, Logistics|

In general terms, logistics is the management of the flow of things between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet the customer’s requirements. A successful logistics strategy translates into getting your customer the right product, on time, and in one piece. But for many small to medium businesses, transporting product from one place [...]

Freight & Shipping Charges: What is dimensional weight pricing and how is it calculated?

By | 2017-09-05T14:45:48+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Blog Posts, Logistics, Shipping & Freight|

What is Dimensional Weight? Dimensional weight, often abbreviated DIM (or called “volumetric weight, “cubed weight,” or even “Shape Based Postage Pricing”) is used by logistics providers to charge for the shipping carton’s dimensions as well as the weight. DIM weight is determined by multiplying a package's length, width, and height and applying a volumetric divisor. The Backstory of [...]